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Graduates of Cizik School of Nursing at UTHealth Houston’s MSN program should be able to:

  • Demonstrate mastery of specialized knowledge and skills that will promote functioning in an advanced nursing role.
  • Integrate nursing science with knowledge from ethics, informatics, and the biophysical, psychosocial, and organizational sciences into advanced nursing practice.
  • Integrate best practices and evidence aimed at positively impacting health care to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Foster collaborative interprofessional relationships with other health professionals to promote delivery of safe, value-driven, and high-quality health care.
  • Utilize leadership skills in promoting health for individuals, groups, and communities of interest.

The program of study leading to the MSN degree combines online courses with face-to- face classes and clinical experiences offering flexibility to students. The curriculum varies per clinical track the student selects.

Students have the following areas from which to choose: